Category Archives: Cycling

Cycling training posts

Sometimes You’re The Windshield, Sometimes You’re the Bug!

On Tuesday, I had a long bike and run scheduled. I had it all planned, I had my gear and nutrition packed, I headed out to Birds Hill Park. It was a little windy, and the forecast was for hot … Continue reading

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Gratitude, Appreciation, and the Joy of a Good Run

A lot of bloggers have been writing about gratitude, appreciation or awareness lately. The benefit of a positive mantra instead of negative thoughts. Last week, I gave it a try on the day of my long bike and run. You … Continue reading

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First Outdoor Ride of My Season!

On the Saturday before Mother’s Day, I got home from work to find this lovely surprise on my dining room table. 🙂 We had agreed not to buy presents because we’re going on vacation in a week, and then he … Continue reading

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Happiness Online May 2012 – Be Serious About Play!

Rebecca over at Weight Wars (who I find very inspirational, BTW – I have no idea how she manages to organize these fabulous challenges and projects!) has launched a year long project called Happiness Online, based on Gretchen Ruben’s book … Continue reading

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A Four Hour Training Block – Am I Nuts?!?

Life has been crazy lately. Not bad, just exceptionally busy. Even though last week was supposed to be a “light” training week (my Half Ironman plan involves 3 weeks of high intensity training, then one week of lower volume “recovery” … Continue reading

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